File photo credit: www. Stopping in ice skating is an important skill that requires plenty of practice. An important thing to remember is that stops are on the weaker side. Skaters should also be aware of arms and body positions and carriage when they practice stopping.
How to Stop on Inline Skates - Inline Skate Stopping Tutorials
Show less There are two main ways to stop on ice skates. The "snowplow stop" is a beginner technique that will get the job done, even if it isn't always graceful. The more advanced "hockey stop" requires balance and finesse, but it is much quicker and smoother than the snowplow if executed properly. Read on to learn how to stop on ice skates! To stop on ice skates, start by turning one of your skates at a degree angle so it's dragging across the ice. Then, bring that skate up to the instep of your other skate, and shift your body weight onto the dragging skate so you're leaning back slightly.
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